GEORGIA JONES

 

Funeral services for Georgia Jones, 74, lifelong Clinton resident, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, officiated by Rev. Dale Nease.  Burial will conclude in the Clinton Cemetery, under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.

 

Georgia Ann (Terrell) Jones was born August 27, 1940 to Harold E. and Rose (Koch) Terrell in Clinton, Oklahoma and passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015 in Deaconess Hospital in Oklahoma City, OK.

 

Georgia was raised in Clinton and graduated from Clinton High School in 1958.  She was soon married to Bruce Jones on June 20, 1958 in Wheeler, TX.  She worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company as a phone operator and with her husband with Dean Jones Construction Company.  She and Bruce were in the rental business for a number of years.  He preceded her in death on December 26, 1992.  She began working in security with Bar S Foods and medically retired in 2008.

 

She was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, she loved to read and was an avid fan of "The Voice."

 

She was also preceded in death by her dad; a sister, Ella Mae Terrell; son in law, Shawn D'Cruz and a nephew, Terry Jones.

 

She is survived by two daughters, Donna Kay Szedeli and husband, Steve of Clinton, Delberta McCollum and husband, Duane of Duncan, OK; son, Bruce Jones, Jr. and wife, Feleischia of El Reno, OK; her mother, Rose Terrell of Clinton; sister, Clara Lantz of Clinton; brother, Bucky Terrell and wife, Louise of Azusa, CA; brother in law, Dale Jones and wife, Roberta of Clinton.

 

She is also survived by eleven grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.

 

Visitation will start at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, April 26, 2015.

 


 

DEE DEE WRASPIR

 

A service for Deborah "Dee Dee" Dawn Wraspir, 54, will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 27, 2015 at First Christian Church, Clinton, OK.  Officiating will be Doyle Kinney, with burial to follow at Clinton Cemetery, Clinton.  Visitation at Stanley Lee Funeral Home will start Saturday, April 25, 2015, 8 a.m.to 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 26, 2015, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Family will be present for visitation on Sunday, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

 

Dee Dee was born June 17, 1960 in Clinton, Oklahoma to Richard and Annette Dodge.  She passed away in her home on April 22, 2015 in Clinton, OK.  She married her husband, Darren Wraspin in 1981.

 

She was raised in Clinton, OK and is a graduate of the class of 1978.  She was employed by the Clinton Indian Health Center.

 

She truly loved spending time with her family and grandkids.  Her many interests included riding motorcycles, bowling, camping and being outdoors.

 

Survivors include her husband, Darren of the home; two daughers, Jamie Hendrix and husband Zack of Norman, Amber Hutson of Clinton; two sons, Kyle Wraspir of Norman and Nicholas Wraspir and wife, Rosie of Clinton; nine grandchildren, Mikah, Andrew, Arissa, Paige, Devin, Taryn, Finley, Abrianna, Izaias and another on the way; a sister, Robin Bolar and husband, Rick of Weatherford; two brothers, Jason Dodge and Chris Dodge, both of Clinton.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Jerri Bell and Stefanie Dodge and one son, Brian Hutson.


 

JOE KELLY

 

Joe Kelly, 72, of Cordell and Dill City, died on April 20, 2015.  Services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, April 24, 2015 at the Cordell High School Auditorium, under the direction of Musick Varner Funeral Home.

 


 

ALBERTA THUNDERBULL

 

Funeral Services for Alberta Thunderbull, 72, Elk City resident will be held 1:00p.m, Tuesday, April 7, 2015 in the Hammon Indian Community Building, officiated by Rev. Delfred Whitecrow, Rev. Delfred "Bunny" Whitecrow, Jr. and Rev.  Paul Bear Track.  Burial will follow in the Hammon Indian Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau Lee Funeral Home.

 

Alberta Gladys Thunderbull (Strong Woman) was born March 18, 1942 to Sidney Clarence Roman Nose and Edna (Swallow) Roman Nose in the camps near Hammon, OK and passed away early Thursday, April 2, 2015 in the Heart Hospital in Oklahoma City, OK.

 

Alberta was raised in Hammon and attended Hammon Schools.  She married Tony left hand in 1953 in Hammon.  She later married T.A. Thunderbull in 1974 in Clinton and then Dale Wheeler in 1995 in Clinton.

 

She had lived in Hammon, Clinton, and Elk City.  She worked as a nurse aid in Nursing Home.  She was an active adn devoted member of the Indian Baptist Church in Elk City; she enjoyed sewing and she a proud member of the Cheyenne Tribe; she taught the Cheyenne language at the Elk City Library.

 

She was preceded in death by Tony Left Hand and Dale Wheeler; a son, Clifton Roman Nose; six sisters, Zenoma, Nora, Myra, Nadine, Wynona and Gladys, a brother, Theodore Roman Nose and granddaughter, Lori Dorman.

 

She is survived by 3 daughters, Louise Roby, of Elk City, Lynn Morrison, of Mustang, Robin Wheeler- Hangrove, OK, of Haskell, OK and 3 sons, Keith Thunderbull, of Elk City, Gerald Pack of Moore, OK and Tony Handley, of Duncan; sister, Stella Roman Nose, Clinton, OK two brothers, Wayne Roman Nose, of Ute Park, NM and Martin Roman Nose, of Elk City.

 

She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives.


 

EVELYN RUTH

 

A graveside service for Evelyn Ruth (Peek) was held 5:00p.m., Saturday, April 18, 2015 in the Holy Family Cemetery in Canute Cemetery officiated by family members, Arrangements under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.

 

Evelyn Ruth (Peek) McCafferty was born November 28, 1949 to O.C. and Rena Melvina (Martin) Peek in Mountain View, Oklahoma and passed away April 7, 2015 in the Integris Southwest Hospital in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

 

Evelyn loved to fish and make others laugh, she always had a smile on her face and she enjoyed spending time with her grandkids.

 

She is survived by three sons, Michael Urbina, of Lawton, OK, Thomas Urbina and wife, Lacy, of Clinton and Randy Urbina, of Weatherford; three brothers, Leon Peek, and wife Rachel, of Cordell, OK, Kenneth Peek, of Huntsville and a daughter, Linda Young, of Pampa, TX.

 

He is also survived by grandchildren, Tommy Paul, Madison, Kylee, Jon Thomas, Lyndsey, Shaina, Cara, Paisley, Selby, Randi, and great grandchildren, Madison, Greyson, Kyson, Evangeline, and Aunestti.


 

ROBERT YELLOW EAGLE

 

Funeral Services for Robert "Bob" Yellow Eagle, 53, Norman resident, formerly of Weatherford was held 1:00p.m., Friday, April 17, 2015 in the First Christian Church in Clinton officiated by Rev. Ramus Hicks and Rev. Gerald Panana. Burial concluded in the Green Wood Cemetery in Weatherford under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.

 

There was an all-night wake service at 7:00p.m., Thursday, April 16, 2015 in the Cheyenne/Arapaho Community Building.

 

Robert Darrell "Bob" Yellow Eagle, Sr., was born on Christmas Day, December 25, 1961 to Jerry Byers and Beulah Yellow Eagle (Penn) in Thomas, Oklahoma and passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015 in the Norman Regional Hospital in Norman, OK.

 

Bob was raised and attended school in Weatherford.  He has done construction and masonry work all over the United States.  He has made his home in Clinton, Oklahoma and has lived in Norman since 1995.

 

He is survived by mother, Beulah Penn, of Clinton, his father, Jerry Byers, of California; his companion of 29 years and the mother of his daughters, Cathy Yellow Eagle and husband, Juan Sanchez, Grace Yellow Eagle, Beth Yellow Eagle, Skylene Yellow Eagle and Cheyenne Hamilton, all of Norman; four sisters, Carmen Gray, Clinton, Betsy Noah and husband, Anthony, Broken Bow, Sue Huett and husband, John, Clinton and Teresa Wall and husband, Kim, of Choctaw and one brother, Michael Yellow Eagle, Clinton.

 

He is also survived by nine grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.


 

HANK SVITAK

 

Funeral services for Henry "Hank" Svitak, 91, of Bessie, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 20, 2015 at Herald Mennonite Church in Bessie, OK.  Burial will follow at Herald Mennonite Cemetery, under the direction of Musick Varner Funeral Home.

 

Hank Svitak was a mechanic, he died on April 18, 2015.


 

TOMMY BLACKBIRD

 

Graveside services for Tommy Blackbird, 87, of Butler, have been set for 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 17, 2015 at the Butler Cemetery in Butler, OK, under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.

 

Tommy was born July 17, 1927 in Stilwell, OK to William and Carrie (Guinn) Blackbird and passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015 in Cordell, Oklahoma.

 

Tommy was raised in eastern Oklahoma and attended school there, he worked hard his whole life as a farm hand.  He moved to Butler, OK in 1971.  He enjoyed building bird houses and fishing.

 

Tommy was preceded in death by both parents; his wife, Gladys; five sisters, Leora Murphy, Judy Brewer, Oleta Bunch, Louisa Blackbird and Georgia Ward.

 

He is survived by his daughter, Shirley Hubbard of Tahlequah; two step daughters, Geogena Ray of Elk City and Mary Bradley of Ft. Walton Beach, FL; one son, Kenneth Blackbird of Tahlequah; three step sons, Dick Gray of Butler, Lester Gray of Sayre and Billy Baker of Elk City.


 

MICHAEL A. JACKSON

 

Funeral services for Michael A. Jackson, 57, Cordell resident, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 23, 2015 at The First United Methodist Church in Cordell.  Michael Jackson was a regulatory chemical consultant and died on April 12, 2015.  Funeral services are under the direction of Musick Varner Funeral Home in Cordell, OK.